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By Leslie A. Sconduto

The legendary werewolf is understood for its unexpected transformation less than the whole moon, however the creature additionally underwent a story evolution throughout the centuries, from bloodthirsty creature to hero.
starting with The Epic of Gilgamesh, Ovid’s Metamorphoses, and an account in Petronius’ Satyricon, the e-book analyzes the context that created the normal picture of the werewolf as a savage beast. The Catholic Church’s reaction to the preferred trust in werewolves and medieval literature’s sympathetic depiction of the werewolf as sufferer are offered to help the assumption of the werewolf as a posh and sundry cultural symbol.
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